Army moves Microsoft HoloLens-based headset from prototyping to production phase

PENTAGON—United States Army announced that it will work with Microsoft on the production phase of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) program as it moves from rapid prototyping to production and rapid fielding. The IVAS headset, based on HoloLens and … Continue reading Army moves Microsoft HoloLens-based headset from prototyping to production phase

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CES 2019 unveils Industry’s latest transformative technologies

LAS VEGAS, NV — CES® 2019 opened this week, unveiling the latest transformative technologies that will redefine industries. LG Electronics President and CTO Dr. I.P. Park kicked off the first keynote of 2019 with ambitions to create a world of … Continue reading CES 2019 unveils Industry’s latest transformative technologies

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Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

SEATTLE, WA — For years there have been programs designed to get more girls involved in tech careers, but Microsoft noticed an urgent need to step up industry’s support for minority males. The firm’s MANCODE initiative is scoped as a … Continue reading Tech Industry seeks more Black Coders

4G ending as 2018 Closes — What’s Next?

WASHINGTON — National BDPA’s Washington, D.C. Chapter (BDPADC.org) and Samsung Electronics America reached 40-year milestones in 2018.  To that end, opportunities for new fifth-generation workforces powered by start-ups with innovative capability sets and 5G technologies could yield greater benefits for … Continue reading 4G ending as 2018 Closes — What’s Next?

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Tech Titans honored during Washington’s 40th Anniversary Community & Technology Awards

    Industry Legends and ‘Hidden Figure$’ welcome America’s next generation of coders to community trade associations WASHINGTON (bdpatoday) – This year’s annual Community & Technology Awards gala, co-hosted by the District of Columbia’s Small Business Development Center (DC SBDC), celebrated … Continue reading Tech Titans honored during Washington’s 40th Anniversary Community & Technology Awards

Oculus and ESL Team Up for VR League: Season 2

MENLO PARK, CA —Last year, Oculus helped launch the world’s first VR esports league, including the first ever Echo Arena North American Regionals at OC4 and a global livestream of the Finals from IEM Katowice. Oculus announced this week a brand-new look and expanded lineup for VR … Continue reading Oculus and ESL Team Up for VR League: Season 2

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HBCU Q&A with Facebook and Google

BALTIMORE, MD—For this semester’s Presidential Distinguished Speaker Series, Morgan State University is hosting a moderated panel discussion followed by questions and answers with Facebook’s Maxine Williams and Google’s Yolanda Mangolini. “The Future of Tech and Your Role in IT” Wednesday … Continue reading HBCU Q&A with Facebook and Google

OCULUS Rift Software Development Kits Available for Developers

— Samsung and Oculus photos Rift SDK 1.0 Shipping to Developers with Final Rift Hardware If Virtual Reality (VR) developers are shipping a Rift title in 1Q16 (first quarter, 2016), they will need early access to Rift hardware and new platform features … Continue reading OCULUS Rift Software Development Kits Available for Developers